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August Wilson : completing the twentieth-century cycle

Author: Alan Nadel
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Just prior to his death in 2005, August Wilson, arguably the most important American playwright of the last quarter-century, completed an ambitious cycle of ten plays, each set in a different decade  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
August Wilson.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009038141
Named Person: August Wilson; August Wilson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Nadel
OCLC Number: 772702457
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 14 déc. 2011).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Beginning again, again: business in the street in Jitney and Gem of the ocean / Alan Nadel --
Contesting black male responsibilities in August Wilson's Jitney / Dana A. Williams --
Challenging the stereotypes of black manhood: the hidden transcript in Jitney / Kimmika L.H. Williams-Witherspoon --
The holyistic blues of Seven guitars / Steven C. Tracy --
August Wilson's Lazarus complex / Donald E. Pease --
If we must die: violence as history lesson in Seven guitars and King Hedley II / Soyica Diggs Colbert --
You can't make life happen without a woman: paternity and the pitfalls of structural design in King Hedley II and Seven guitars / Herman Beavers --
Turn your lamp down low! Aunt Ester dies in King Hedley II. Now what? / Sandra G. Shannon --
Ritual death and Wilson's female Christ / Vivian Gist Spencer and Yvonne Chambers --
Miss Tyler's two bodies: Aunt Ester and the legacy of time / Barbara Lewis --
August Wilson and the demands of capital / Nathan Grant --
Finite and final interruptions: using time in Radio golf / David Lacroix --
An exercise in peripheral vision: loyalties, ironies, and sports in Radio golf / Anthony Stewart --
Radio golf in the age of Obama / Harry J. Elam, Jr. --
Appendix: Discography for Seven guitars / Steven C. Tracy.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Nadel.


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